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Roommate suspected of fatal stabbing

Sixto Rosas, 36, was arrested on suspicion of fatally stabbing his roommate.

A man suspected of fatally stabling his roommate with a kitchen knife Sunday night has been arrested. 

According to the Sacramento Police Department, a 30-year-old man was stabbed on the 7700 block of 32nd Ave. around 10:55 p.m., and later died at a local hospital from his injuries. 

Police quickly learned that a physical altercation had occurred between the roommates, and during the fight the victim’s roommate armed himself with a kitchen knife and stabbed the victim. The two had been roommate for the past few months, according to the SPD. 

Police detectives and CSI were called out to help with the investigation, and believe "that this is an isolated incident resulting from an argument between roommates that turned deadly," according to a press release. 

The suspect, Sixto Rosas, 36, was questioned by detectives and arrested on suspicion of murder. He has been booked into the Sacramento County main jail.  

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